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Company Description

What do you want to do? 

Are you looking to make an impact in someone’s life, while working in a fast paced environment?

The Learning Design Manager will serve as leader of the Learning Design team at Tobii Dynavox. This role will lead the team in designing and developing world-class training experiences that empower those supporting individuals with complex communication needs to live their best lives: communicating, engaged and actively participating in life.

Where you´ll work

Tobii Dynavox, part of the Tobii group, is the world leader in eye tracking and speech generating devices - products that help individuals with speech and motor impairments live a richer and more independent life. Headquartered in Stockholm Tobii covers a global market with offices in USA, Germany, Norway, Japan and China. We give people a voice. We help people with various disabilities with their hands and their eyes, interact and communicate with technology, in completely new and often game changing ways.

As a remote employee you will be joining our diverse remote team of more than 130 happy Tobiians.  We stretch from coast to coast and are just as diverse in our jobs as our locations. With the luxury of working from your home, and support from our Pittsburgh office, you will be part of empowering people with disabilities to do what they once did, or never thought possible.

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Job Description

Your days will be filled with:

  • Manage the design and development of training programs based on the needs of internal and external customers
  •  Apply a deep knowledge of adult learning theories, instructional design models, assessment and evaluation methods, and industry best practices in learning, developing for performance and results, and blended learning solutions
  • Undertake process improvement initiatives to support future state of learning at Tobii Dynavox
  • Ensure the Learning Design team produces learner-centric, results-focused learning experiences and deliverables; prioritize the updating or recreation of existing content that does not meet criteria
  • Support the development and maintenance of a core set of content that lends itself to a number of key learning products, including certification programs, university outreach, train-the-trainer models, product onboarding and out-of-the box resources, and continuous education for professionals
  • Partner with the Learning Delivery manager and Director of Learning  to ensure a team-wide strategy of collaboration, content prioritization, and collateral management
  • Maintain a keen understanding of training trends, developments and best practices; demonstrate understanding of social learning, adult learning principles, gamification, video learning, and micro-learning
  • Contribute to learning strategy and execution around product launches and the go-to-market process
  • Conduct ongoing and timely performance assessments for Learning Designer performance and quality of work; provide coaching and feedback
  • Monitor and evaluate training program effectiveness; support the team’s analytics and reporting efforts
  • Drive future strategy for and state of the customer-facing LMS
  • Collaborate with Marketing to ensure all learning deliverables align to corporate branding and our desired customer experience
  • Collaborate with internal and external SMEs; conduct thorough needs assessments in diverse audiences; ability to run focus groups
  • Solid understanding of LMS and e-learning techniques and technology; able to support LMS implementation and maintenance
  • Determine continuance of existing programs and new programs to be developed
  • Collaborate with global training roles to promote content and idea sharing between business units
  • Participate in the design and development of learning deliverables to support team priorities

Are you our next Tobiian?

To be successful in this role and at Tobii you need to have an awesome can-do attitude with a focus on removing obstacles to keep projects on-track.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • B.S. degree in Instructional Design, Education, or related field required
  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Education, or a related field preferred
  • 7 years of experience in Instructional Designer and/or Instructional Design Manager role(s) required
  • Leadership experience required
  • Experience as a trainer/facilitator preferred

Skills needed to be successful in this position:

  • Strong presentation and analytical skills
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Excellent team-building, organization and leadership skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (English)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence others all levels within an organization and externally
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Work and communicate effectively with a remote team
  • Remain calm, professional, and focused in a stressful environment
  • Demonstrate excellent listening skills
  • Communicate complex topics in a simple and straightforward manner
  • Identify and prioritize goals and tasks to be accomplished
  • Exemplify the desired culture, values, and philosophies of the organization
  • Quickly comprehend and demonstrate mastery of new material and subject matter
  • Excellent organizational skills; detail oriented
  • Compliance with all industry, business, and team policies, processes, and guidelines

Training Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven track record using training to drive performance and business results
  • Strong learning program design, learning program management, and learning project management skills
  • Design and develop learner-centric learning offerings and deliverables in accordance with adult learning principles and relevant research in the field of training and development
  • Design learning offerings that promote the use of activities-based learning techniques in multiple delivery methods
  • Design learning content with considerations for the specific audience as well as facilitators
  • Design learning experiences which facilitate a positive learning environment in which learners feel comfortable
  • Design learning events for continuing education credits within guidelines and expectations set for compliance
  • Provide a high level of customer service and support to key customers and learning initiatives
  • Design and develop learning for onsite, virtual, documentation, online, video, blended, and other formats / delivery methods
  • Align deliverables with marketing and brand guidelines as well as team and industry standards, processes, and policies
  • Demonstrate project management and strong organization skills while approaching learning programs and training events

Computer Skills:

  • Able to learn new technologies quickly
  • Microsoft Office and 365 - PowerPoint, Word, Excel, OneNote, Teams, Outlook; ability to effectively use Windows OS
  • Familiar with popular social media sites and applications such as Facebook and Instagram
  • TechSmith Camtasia and Snagit
  • Cloud storage solutions such as OneDrive and Box
  • Zoom and Video hosting solutions
  • E-Learning authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline
  • Adobe Creative Cloud suite including Adobe Acrobat
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS) and SCORM / AICC / xAPI
  • Favro / internal project management tool

We find it to be a strong merit if you are an independent self-starter who takes initiative.

Additional Information

Please address your questions to Ashley Weiss, Ashley.Weiss@tobiidynavox.com and submit your resume through our website as soon as possible. Don't wait! At Tobii, we move quickly!

Tobii Dynavox values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Tobii Dynavox does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled

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